CHICAGO (CBS) — COVID-19 cases are so bad in Will and Kankakee counties, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is shutting down certain services.
Those counties are reporting 8% positivity for the past three days. It means no indoor service at bars or restaurants and their outdoor service must close by 11:00 p.m.READ MORE: CPS Reopens Schools To Kindergarten Through 5th Graders, But Situation Is Far From Normal
Also, reservations are required at restaurants. And meetings along with social gatherings must be limited to 25 people or 25% capacity.
The rules go into effect Wednesday.READ MORE: 'I’m Pretty Appalled By It': Franklin Park Party Shows Attendees Without Masks And No Social Distancing
The greater Will and Kankakee County areas have seen a positivity rate exceeding 8% for three days in a row — which triggers additional restrictions to slow the spread of covid-19.
— Governor JB Pritzker (@GovPritzker) August 24, 2020MORE NEWS: Housewares, Restaurant Association Shows Cancel Chicago Conventions Because Of COVID